Sometimes you stumble over a place ideally suited for life’s special occasions. For the perfect destination wedding, that place is Mexico Beach. A wide band of white sand edged by sea oats borders the calm, clean, emerald waters. Every day, the sun sets over the Gulf of Mexico in spectacular fashion and paints a once-in-a-lifetime backdrop in the western sky. Without a doubt, this little beach town can help your dream wedding come true.

A Florida Beach Wedding

Local professionals can help supply everything your destination wedding requires—planning services, flowers, photography, entertainment, tent and chair rentals, cakes, catering, and more! Many property management companies are happy to help with family and guest accommodations, as well as other details for your big day. We look forward to sharing “I do” with you!

Wedding Officiants

Marrying Jack

Wedding FAQ

Q.  Can I get married on the beach?

A.   Yes! All of our beaches are public property. If you conduct your wedding on the beach or on public grounds, a permit from the City of Mexico Beach is required and is available for download by clicking here.

Q.  How do I obtain a State of Florida marriage license?

A.   A marriage license can be obtained simply by visiting any county courthouse in the state of Florida. The closest one is located in nearby Port St. Joe.

Q.  Who can perform the marriage ceremony?

A.   Either an ordained minister or a Florida notary public may perform a wedding ceremony in the State of Florida.

Q.  Are there wedding vendor services available?

A.   Absolutely! Mexico Beach and our surrounding communities offers some of the finest wedding-related service providers you will find. Visit our Eat & Drink page for a list of all our eateries, many of which offer catering services.  The Driftwood Inn offers an indoor event space that includes a commercial kitchen, more details can be found by clicking here.